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  Re: [Aroid-l] Aspidistra lurida 'Milky Way'
From: santoury at aol.com on 2010.11.01 at 09:08:59
That link takes us to an empty Book page. 
I grow both species, and elatior is a huge plant, and lurida is diminutive in comparison. They are quite distinct. I have never seen an elatior-sized "Milky Way." I would maintain that they are A. elatior, and A. lurida Milky Way. 

The species is different, but here is a link to an Aspidistra 'Milky Way':


I cannot address the finer points of taxonomy. However, Hortus III suggests
that most material sold under the name of A. lurida is, in fact A. elatior..

Don Martinson
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

On 10/29/10 7:58 PM, "hermine" <hermine@endangeredspecies.com> wrote:
 > > Speaking of which, do you know where a person can get Aspidistra
> lurida 'Milky Way'?
> > hermine

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